Pages tagged "Author Myeisha Boyd"


What’s Happening in Democracy Today (10-12-17 Edition)

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on October 12, 2017
What’s Happening in Democracy Today (10-12-17 Edition)

FairVote compiled articles about ranked choice voting to keep you up-to-date on the latest.

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Fayetteville Mayoral Race will Head to a Runoff

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 12, 2017
Fayetteville Mayoral Race will Head to a Runoff

Fayetteville, North Carolina held its mayoral primary election last week. Ranked Choice Voting would have given voters more choices and saved taxpayers money.

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FV Chat: journalist Emily Bazelon on SCOTUS and partisan gerrymandering

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on October 09, 2017
FV Chat: journalist Emily Bazelon on SCOTUS and partisan gerrymandering

FairVote got to catch up with Emily Bazelon, who wrote an interesting New York Times piece about partisan gerrymandering and redistricting.

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If these billionaires and celebrities ran for President in 2020, what order would you rank them?

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 06, 2017
If these billionaires and celebrities ran for President in 2020, what order would you rank them?

FairVote put together a Ranked Choice Voting poll with potential 2020 billionaire candidates. Rank them in order of your preference.

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What’s Happening in Democracy today? (10-5-17 Edition)

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on October 05, 2017
What’s Happening in Democracy Today (10-5-17 Edition)

FairVote's daily news round-up.

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Ranked Choice Voting in Albuquerque Would Lead to Better Outcomes, Save Taxpayer’s Money

Posted on What's New by Myeisha Boyd on October 05, 2017
Ranked choice voting in Albuquerque would lead to better outcomes, save taxpayer’s money

Recently Albuquerque held an election for mayor where seven candidates vied for the office.

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Audio: FairVote’s Rob Richie talks Gerrymandering and Fair Representation Voting

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 03, 2017
Audio: FairVote’s Rob Richie talks Gerrymandering and Fair Representation Voting

FairVote’s Executive Director Rob Richie is featured in The Golden Mean podcast discussing gerrymandering, winner-take- all elections and the Fair Representation Act (H.R. 3057).

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Tyranny of the Minority: Michelle Goldberg Highlights Fair Representation Act

Posted on Quick News by Myeisha Boyd on October 03, 2017
Tyranny of the Minority: Michelle Goldberg Highlights Fair Representation Act

Michelle Goldberg observes that we’ve entered a period of minority rule, due to a combination of gerrymandering and officials being elected without majority support of American voters.

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